The April 17 Washington Post Magazine article on nuclear waste, “Nowhere to go,” was reasonably well balanced, but it continues to amaze me that our disproportionate fear of nuclear power prevents us from energetically promoting it as an important part of weaning ourselves from fossil fuels. The best example of the hysteria associated with nuclear power is the public response to the Fukushima disaster in Japan. The earthquake and tsunami that caused the disaster killed thousands; the ensuing nuclear problems have killed only one. Which do we focus on?